Teachers from British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington are coming together to connect across borders and discuss common threats to public education and ways to challenge hate, bigotry and neoliberalism.
Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Sullivan Heights Secondary School, 6248 144 St., Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
The conference is seeking educators interested in leading workshops on social justice themes. Possible topics could include immigration/border issues, privatization of schools, First Nations education and rights, Reconciliation, global climate crisis, organizing skills, rights of disabled people, women's rights, LGBTQ/ SOGI, Social Justice in our curricula, land struggles, anti-colonialism, race/ anti-racism, etc. Workshop sessions will be 90 minutes and must include active participation. Proposals due by February 17th.
To learn more, register, or submit a proposal, click here.